Definition of urban myth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


urban myth

BrE BrE//ˌɜːbən ˈmɪθ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɜːrbən ˈmɪθ//
(also urban legend)
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a story about an amusing or strange event that is supposed to have happened, which is often repeated and which many people believe is true